Finding Happiness in Retirement

Editors Note Summer 2019 by Kelly Godbey I remind myself every day just how wonderful and valuable life is. Consistently, I tell people, “Life is good, even when it isn’t.” For me, 2019 has been full of challenges, but I still find joy and happiness...
2019 Spring Travel Guide

2019 Spring Travel Guide

  2019 Spring Travel Guide This ideal-LIVING 2019 Spring Travel Guide challenges you to take a step back and look at the big picture—not just a single place that might intrigue you, but an entire region that’s compact enough to comfortably tour in a week....
Coastal Carolina: 2019 Spring Travel Guide

Coastal Carolina: 2019 Spring Travel Guide

Coastal Carolina An adventure along the Carolina coast can begin on America’s most beautiful barrier islands, include a tour of historic waterfront towns, and conclude at popular oceanfront destinations, with plenty of new residential communities to check out along...
The Club Life

The Club Life

The Club Life | Social Networks That Can’t Be Hacked Once upon a time, retirement communities were built around amenities like golf courses and recreation centers with pools and tennis courts. Social life revolved around the country club or racquet club or...
Life on the Ranch | Sarasota, FL

Life on the Ranch | Sarasota, FL

Life on the Ranch Lakewood Ranch, the second best-selling planned community in the nation, turns 25 this year. How did they get here and where are they headed? Travis Allen Hall, born and raised at Lakewood Ranch (LWR) in Sarasota, FL, experiences most...